Chef DevOps Engineer

Sowerby Bridge
£48700 - £74800 per annum
20 May 2022
03 Jun 2022
Full Time
Contract Type

At Lloyds Banking Group we're embracing change and creating a simpler, more responsive, digitally-led organisation. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future.

Our colleagues are at the heart of our digital transformation, adopting progressive technologies and agile practices to support us on our journey to build the bank of the future. With their help, we're serving more than 16 million online customers and transforming the way Britain banks. Lloyds Banking Group is the UK's largest Digital, Retail and Commercial Bank with a focus on Helping Britain Recover.

Our Digital channels are at the core of the Bank, operating 24*7, 365 days per year and servicing over 80% of our customers interactions with us. We're redefining our ways of working, putting our customers at the heart of what we do, using the newest technology to provide an excellent customer experience.


We're looking for a Chef Engineer who is passionate about DevOps, improving processes, automation and providing the most reliable service to our consumers. You'll have a strong sense of ownership and integrity and enjoy working with Engineering teams. You'll continually challenge, empower, mentor, and support your team, providing effective and efficient support for the comprehensive and complex Chef toolset across multiple platforms. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a strong team supporting the largest Digital bank in the UK; utilising cutting edge tooling and technologies as the Bank embarks on a journey toward Cloud computing.


Your key accountabilities will include;

  • Working within Software Development and Deployment Tools team supporting Chef, used within areas of Lloyds Banking Group such as Branches and Azure Private Cloud.

  • Responsible for monitoring the services and providing technical expertise to investigate and resolve incidents.

  • Providing continuous improvement and automation within the team that removes repetition and manual tasks.

  • Working collaboratively to reduce technical debt and mitigate operational risk.

  • Support in driving the usage of Chef within LBG and provide key input into building our capabilities as more applications' transition to using Chef.


About you;


Strong technical skills based around the following technologies:

  • Chef Infra and Chef Automate Administration via Command Line

  • Chef Infra and Chef Automate Server Administration Skills

  • Chef Infra and Chef Automate Server Upgrade Experience

  • Chef Cookbook and Inspec Profile Support

  • LINUX and Windows.

  • Scripting using bash, shell, ruby.

  • Experience with Jenkins and GitHub.

  • Service mindset acquired through supporting critical applications.

  • Experience supporting applications in a public cloud environment such as GCP, AWS would be an advantage.

  • A passion to automate everything, everywhere!

  • Strong problem-solving abilities in a complex multi-tier technical environment


What will you get in return?

You'd also get a benefits package that includes

  • A performance related bonus.

  • Generous pension contribution.

  • 30 Days leave plus bank holidays.

  • A flexible cash pot (4% of base salary) to spend on benefits.

  • Private health cover.

  • Wider corporate benefits and perks.


As a new colleague, you'll join us on our journey to build a 21st century bank that reflects modern Britain, and craft an inclusive culture where all colleagues feel encouraged and valued.

We're committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to building an inclusive environment where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit. We support the principles of agile working and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.


So if you possess the skills we're seeking then get in touch, we'd love to hear from you.


Together we make it possible.


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